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Blue Marlin Restaurant

8594 US Hwy 98, Fairhope, AL 36532-5806
(251) 928-5673
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Ranked #15 of 86 restaurants in Fairhope
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95% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Hello, I'm the grandson, my grandmother is at the cash register and my uncle is the cook. Here is a taste of my grandmothers gumbo, I think you will love it and I did. Knowledgeable, friendly and talented. Great romantic dinner on the pier.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Excellent place to eat! Food was fabulous. I would recommend the seafood stuffed potato and the seafood gumbo. Excellent service as well, so nice that this is a family owned establishmentšŸ˜

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Fairhope, Alabama
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The Blue Marlin may be known for its whole fried flounder, but the ribeye steak is the real prize. The Comalander family makes you feel like you are part of their family. Great food, great service and always worth the trip (dont forget the peach cobbler)

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Adamsville, Alabama
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My sister lives close to Blue Marlin and considers herself blessed. Her husband always takes his workplace clients here and says, "never had a complaint." So we gave it a try. I grew up along the coast eating a lot of seafood and I can tell you these people take the time to do it right, always. Just order whatever... More

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Fairhope, Alabama
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Never fails it was just like I wanted it. I think they have the best coleslaw in town. A couple of cold beers and I went home very pleased.

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Jasper, Georgia, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We stopped to buy pecans in Fairhope, Al and the lady who worked there told us about the Blue Marlin. It is where the locals go for seafood. I had fried oysters and fried shrimp and my wife had the fried whole flounder. Both of our meals were excellent and the service was great. It is reasonably priced and we... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We enjoyed a delicious meal tonight at the Blue Marlin. The food was well prepared. The staff was friendly and made us feel welcome. The fried crab claws were very good and my husband said his grilled whole flounder was the best he's ever had. The food portions were generous. Will definitely be going back.

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147 reviews 147 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

This is an older established restaurant. Older tables. Older chairs. Older counter. Older paneling. Could use a refurbishing. I ordered fried shrimp. It was good. Hush puppies were good. Friends ordered fried dill pickles and onion rings. All good and tasty. A colleague ordered a seafood stuffed potato. Looked great. Another got stuffed flounder. Both enjoyed their meals. Good food.

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Benton, Kentucky, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I love stuffed flounder and searched a lot of menus to find a restaurant to find it and this place has it. And its great, full, fresh, stuffed flounder. Very good. Wife had catfish and that was excellent also. Daughter of the owner, Becky, waited on us and everything was great. Can't recommend this place high enough. If you are... More

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Sylva, North Carolina, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The Blue Marlin, was recommended.....and the food was everything that was praised.....I had never cared for raw oysters, but the raw oysters at the Blue Marlin, were excellent. The food was delicious, and plentiful. The experience was great, BUT the poor waitress was the ONLY waitress there, on a busy Thursday night. We went early, at 5pm.....thank goodness. If you... More

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